By train the journey from Kampot to Phnom Penh is scheduled to take 3 hours 30 minutes, by bus or minivan the same journey is scheduled to take from 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours.
Train Times from Kampot to Phnom Penh
- Please Note: A new timetable is now in operation.
Bus Times from Kampot to Phnom Penh
There are currently 18 direct bus services a day from Kampot to Phnom Penh available to book online.
|Kampot||Phnom Penh||Bus Company|
|07:30||10:30||Kim Seng Express|
|08:30||11:30||Kim Seng Express|
|09:30||12:00||Kim Seng Express|
|12:30||15:30||Kim Seng Express|
|13:30||17:00||Kim Seng Express|
|14:30||17:00||Kim Seng Express|
|16:45||19:45||Kim Seng Express|
|17:45||20:45||Kim Seng Express|
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Kampot Railway Station
Train services to Phnom Penh depart from Kampot Railway Station.
Kampot Bus Station
Bus services to Phnom Penh depart from the Giant Ibis Bus Station on the Krong Kampot road in Kampot Town.
Phnom Penh Train Station
Trains from Kampot terminate at Phnom Penh Railway Station.
Phnom Penh Bus Station
Direct bus services from Kampot terminate at the Giant Ibis Bus Terminal on Street 106 in Phnom Penh.
About Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh is the capital city of Cambodia, and it commercial and cultural centre. With a population of over 1.5 million people (over 10% of the population of the entire country) Phnom Penh is a lot larger than other cities in Cambodia. Cambodia’s second largest settlement, Ta Khmau, has around 205,000 inhabitants, and its third largest city, Battambang, has around 196,000 residents.
Phnom Penh is a rapidly developing city with a major international airport soon to be connected to the city centre by an airport railway link. The city has had a number of major investment and infrastructure project funded by foreign investors such as Camko City, notable for its shopping centres and expensive apartments, and tall commercial building such as the Vattanac Capital Tower. Alongside this more modern vision of a city aspiring to match other regional capitals such as Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh is also city with poverty and local culture in equal measure. Some of the more interesting places to visit are:
- The Royal Palace: Built in the 19th Century the highlight of this palace complex are the two pagodas, the Silver Pagoda and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. The Royal Palace is open between 08:00 and 11:00 & 14:00 to 17:00. The entrance fee is $10 USD.
- Wat Phnom: The ‘Temple on the Hill’ located in the park near Sisowath Quay. Entrance fee $1 USD.
- The National Museum of Cambodia: Contains many artefacts from the Angkor period of Cambodian history. Open 08:00 to 17:00. Entrance fee $10 USD.
- French Colonial Buildings: The best example of French Colonial architecture in the city are the Raffles Le Royal Hotel, the Central Market and the Grand Post Office Building.